Digital Painting Fundamentals with Corel Painter 12: Draw What You See - Part 1
Sketch the stem and outer edges of the apple quickly, and begin to make a series of roughly parallel strokes that follow the curves of the fruit. Use strokes that vary in length and spacing as you build up the form. For darker areas, overlap strokes in different directions. Refer to Figure 2.8 as you go.
Rhoda Draws, the artist formerly known as Rhoda Grossman, is the author of numerous books and video tutorials on the creative uses of Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop. She has taught basic drawing as well as digital painting and graphics techniques at several schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she has earned a reputation for lively and humorous presentations. Rhoda began using digital media in 1990 and uses pixel-based software for commercial illustration and cartooning, as well as fine art projects. She has successfully transferred traditional figure-drawing skills to the computer and brings her MacBook Pro and Wacom tablet along to life drawing workshops. As "Rhoda Draws A Crowd," she is a pioneer in using digital media for live caricature entertainment at trade shows and events. Visit her website at www.rhodadraws.com.